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AtoZ: Uwe Kröger

I bet you thought I would be talking about Urinetown the Musical but nope! Today I am sharing with you a bit more about Uwe Kröger one of my favourite German actors/singers.

 

Uwe Kröger was born in West Germany, educated at Hochschule der Künste, and had his breakthrough performance in 1992 as Tod ("Death") in Elisabeth. He went on to star in the German premieres of many famous English speaking roles such as Chris in Miss Saigon, Beast in The Beauty and The Beast and Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard.

A select few from his discography:
  • 1991, Les Misérables original Amsterdam cast recording
  • 1992, Elisabeth original Vienna cast recording
  • 1995, Miss Saigon, original Stuttgart cast recording
  • 1996, Sunset Boulevard, original Niedernhausen cast recording
  • 1998, Die Schöne und das Biest, original Stuttgart cast recording
  • 1999, Mozart!, original Vienna cast recording
  • 2001, Elisabeth, original Essen cast recording
  • 2002, Elisabeth – 10th Anniversary Concert, live recording
  • 2004, Das Phantom der Oper, German film soundtrack
  • 2005, 3 Musketiere, original Berlin cast recording
  • 2006, Rebecca, original Vienna cast recording
  • 2007, Rebecca: Gesamtaufnahme, two-disc Vienna cast recording
  • 2008, Dracula original Graz cast recording
  • 2009, Rudolf – Affaire Mayerling original Vienna cast recording
 

Some additional musical roles:
Hope you enjoy listening to his special voice! And just as an aside, who agrees that he looks a bit like David Tutera?

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